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Booster pledges $10m to Victoria Uni's Viclink startups
Victoria University of Wellington’s Viclink and financial services firm Booster are set to invest $10 million to develop startups.
28 Aug 18
TechnologyOne picks up 7-year SaaS contract with Victoria University
The two institutions have an existing partnership spanning 20 years.
20 Jun 18
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
03 May 18
SAP & Victoria Uni open Next-Gen Lab to bridge tech skills gap
The collaboration between SAP and Victoria University (VU) aims to connect students with industry for the next generation of digital expertise.
16 Apr 18
Amazon Web Services partners with Kiwi uni to empower ICT graduates
“Partnering with AWS allows our students to work to their full potential using a suite of tools that make what they can create virtually limitless."
15 Nov 17
Digital media mastermind joins Victoria University VR research team
"He has been conducting pioneering virtual and augmented reality research, just last week he received $1 million..."
25 Sep 17
Victoria University incubator receives Govt’s Entrepreneurial Universities funding
CMIC will incubate potential startups and industry pipelines to strengthen New Zealand’s computing and media ecosystem.
22 Sep 17
Victoria Uni students win trip to China for Huawei's ICT training course
"They’ll also experience Chinese history, culture and language, and get to visit historical landmarks."
14 Aug 17
Wellington students win MYOB IT Challenge with virtual assistant app
The Victoria Uni team’s Mind Me app an application that allows users of cloud-based accounting software to interact with a virtual assistant.
11 Jul 17
Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica
“It’s not easy to take students to Antarctica, but by filming the lectures on the ice, we can introduce students to this incredible continent."
11 Jan 17
Victoria Uni lecturer creates bot to investigate creativity
“A lot will happen in this space in the next five to ten years, and now is the right time to progress."
22 Nov 16
Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor
EdPotential will deliver software-as-a-service products based on advanced algorithms and data analysis capability through cloud services.
01 Nov 16
Victoria University joins edX platform to take online learning global
Victoria University is about to take higher education around the globe in partnership with the world's top academic institutions.
29 Sep 16
Digital disruption: Exploring Wellington's fast-growing digital industry
“The work environment is changing. Occupations are changing, there are new sectors emerging. There's a focus on fast development and fast turnaround."
15 Sep 16
New chief for Victoria Uni cybersecurity partner
“As the use of technology accelerates, the need for qualified, capable cybersecurity professionals has never been clearer."
13 Sep 16
It's crunch time: NZ faces 'critical point' in data governance
"We need to think very carefully how we’re going to govern multiple information flows. We have no choice but to face challenges and provide control."
13 Sep 16
Victoria University & LINQ accelerate ICT grad students' learning
"LINQ will accelerate students’ learning process, giving them access to a powerful and intuitive way to model information."
09 Aug 16
Victoria University taking charge of innovation by offering free tech IP
Victoria University hopes to bring together industry and open source technology to increase local innovations, through the Easy Access IP programme.
08 Aug 16
Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
28 Jul 16
MYOB IT challenge - Victoria University #1
"This team showed they really understood the issues that employees often face, and used emerging technologies to build a truly creative solution."
05 Jul 16
Worlds collide: Design lecturer uses 3D tech to bring history to life
“The technologies that went into making the pieces in 1917 and the technologies that go into re-making them today could not be further apart.”
27 Apr 16
Vic Uni and Weta Digital launches computer graphics programme
“Computer graphics is an exciting field that offers students an opportunity to explore both the art and science of creating digital imagery."
07 Apr 16
Victoria University's Puna Māori language app tops
Victoria University’s Te Kura Māori-developed Māori language app, Puna, has taken out the top tertiary sector award at the Māori Language Awards.
10 Dec 15
Victoria University cybersecurity partnership brings value beyond uni
A new Victoria University partnership is expected to increase demand for Victoria's multidisciplinary cyber program and bring value to wider NZ.
13 Nov 15